British Science Fiction AssociationFrom a near-future dystopia where genetic defects are eradicated from unborn children to terrorist attacks on the solar system 300 years from now, a universe-spanning shortlist for the British Science Fiction Association’s best novel award has just been announced. Here are the British Science Fiction Awards Finalists for 2012:

Best Novel

  • Dark Eden by Chris Beckett (Corvus)
  • Empty Space: a Haunting by M John Harrison (Gollancz)
  • Intrusion by Ken Macleod (Orbit)
  • Jack Glass by Adam Roberts (Gollancz)
  • 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)

Best Short Story

  • “Immersion” by Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld #69)
  • “The Flight of the Ravens” by Chris Butler (Immersion Press)
  • “Song of the body Cartographer” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (Phillipines Genre Stories)
  • “Limited Edition” by Tim Maughan (1.3, Arc Magazine)
  • “Three Moments of an Explosion” by China Miéville (Rejectamentalist Manifesto)
  • “Adrift on the Sea of Rains” by Ian Sales (Whippleshield Books)

Best Artwork

  • Ben Baldwin for the cover of Dark Currents (Newcon Press)
  • Blacksheep for the cover of Jack Glass (Gollancz)
  • Dominic Harman for the cover of Helix Wars (Rebellion)
  • Joey Hifi for the cover of Thy Kingdom Come (Jurassic London)
  • And the cover artwork for Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden (Corvus)

Best Non-Fiction

  • “The Complexity of the Humble Space Suit” by Karen Burnham (Rocket Science, Mutation Press)
  • “The Widening Gyre” by Paul Kincaid (Los Angeles Review of Books)
  • The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn (Cambridge University Press)
  • The Shortlist Project by Maureen Kincaid Speller
  • The World SF Blog edited by Lavie Tidhar

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